After all, the French team got the chance to celebrate the FIFA World Cup 2018 title with their home crowd and celebrate on the field. In the UEFA Nations League, the current world champion France defeated Netherlands by 2-1 with the help of Kylian Mbappe and Olivier Giroud.
Giroud scored a crucial goal in the 75th minute on the cross pass of Benjamin Mendy, who scored his first goal for France in the last 11 fixtures. He was not able to score any goals in Russia in FIFA World Cup.
France defeated Netherlands: The match summary:
For the first time after winning the title in the FIFA World Cup 2018, the French team was playing on their home ground. France got the advantage through the 19-year-old Mbappe’s spectacular goal in the 14th minute.
However, the Netherlands finished the race with the help of Ryan Babel (67th minute) goal. After the decisive goal of Giroud, the 80,000 supporters at The Stade de France Stadium in Paris, started celebrating like never before.
In the match, the French coach Didier Deschamps went with the same line-up, which he had gone with a 0-0 draw against Germany on Thursday.